Book vs. film: The Secret Life of Bees

In 2002, Sue Monk Kidd published her Orange Broadband Prize-winning New York Times best-seller The Secret Life of Bees. Though set in the pivotal year of 1964, The Secret Life of Bees is not your average “South in the 1960s” period piece. The civil rights movement is one of the novel’s underlying themes, but the real focus is the coming of age story of 14-year-old … Continue reading Book vs. film: The Secret Life of Bees